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July 9, 2024
Tuesday
  • Cinema with the accent on Noir

  • Jul 9, 2024 at 14:00 to Jul 30, 2024 at 16:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Come and delve into 4 international films that dwell on the dark side of the street, where ambiguity and disillusionment dwell. Films are shown in their entirety. Titles are subject to change. This 4-week series is also available virtually. 

    1. "Purple N
  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: cinema, fillms, noir, foreign
July 10, 2024
Wednesday
  • Inside the World’s Great Museums

  • Jul 10, 2024 at 10:00 to Jul 31, 2024 at 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Most visitors to some of the world’s greatest and largest museums experience only a whirlwind tour of an hour or two. But if time permits, an on-your-own tour can be a marvelous journey, especially if you plan for what you’d most like to see.  This s

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: museums
 
  • German Propaganda Films of World War II

  • Jul 10, 2024 at 12:30 to Aug 14, 2024 at 15:00
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Both Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi minister of propaganda, and Adolf Hitler were film buffs and prized movies as a means to assist them in carrying out the nefarious goals of Nazi Germany. Historians of Nazi Germany have emphasized the important role fil

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: wwii, propaganda, films
July 11, 2024
Thursday
  • The Great American Short Story Club-II 1979-2008

  • Jul 11, 2024 at 10:00 to Aug 1, 2024 at 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Do you love book groups but don’t always have the opportunity to read the book? Here’s a chance to enjoy the camaraderie, education, and fun of a book group every week without having to dedicate much time to reading the select

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: short stories, literature
 
July 17, 2024
Wednesday
July 18, 2024
Thursday
  • Never Underestimate the Power of a Woman

  • Jul 18, 2024 at 12:30 to Aug 8, 2024 at 14:00
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Throughout history numerous women have demonstrated great artistic talent and yet found themselves hampered by their gender in receiving recognition. Today, female artists command high prices for their art and win major commissions in areas such as p

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: art
July 20, 2024
Saturday
  • “Without Limit” Broward College 2024 Summer Dance Showcase

  • Jul 20, 2024 from 19:00 to 21:00
  • Location: Broward College, A. Hugh Adams Central Campus Bailey Hall 3501 Davie Road Davie, FL 33314
  • Description:

    The Visual and Performing Arts Department at Broward College proudly presents its summer dance concert, "Without Limit."  Marking a decade of impactful performances, this annual concert unites students and alumni from across the country to direct, ch

  • Created by: Sarah Paige
July 26, 2024
Friday
July 27, 2024
Saturday
  • Free FAFSA® Bootcamp

  • Jul 27, 2024 from 11:00 to 14:00
  • Location: 3050 NW 41st Street, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33309
  • Description:

    Looking for help completing the FAFSA® application? Join us at our next FAFSA Bootcamp. Broward Education Foundation, Broward County Public Schools, and Bridge2Life South Florida have partnered to bring you hands-on, interactive assistance. Facilitat

  • Created by: Sarah Paige
July 31, 2024
Wednesday
  • The Brill Building: Home of the Great American Songbook

  • Jul 31, 2024 from 16:00 to 17:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    We’ll describe the cosmopolitan musical textures that defined the best works of an unforgettable period when gifted young songwriters huddled in midtown Manhattan, creating enduring entries in the Great American Songbook. Stories, anecdotes, and audi

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: music
August 1, 2024
Thursday
August 3, 2024
Saturday
  • Broward Health’s Back-to-School Jamboree

  • Aug 3, 2024 from 9:00 to 15:00
  • Location: 601 West Atlantic Boulevard Pompano Beach, FL 33060
  • Description:

    Join Broward Health for a family friendly event! With our Mobilize to Immunize program, kids can get free immunizations.  School supply giveaways will be given out to kids present while supplies last.

    Children must be registered in advance for immuniz

  • Created by: Sarah Paige
 
  • Yacht Rock

  • Aug 3, 2024 from 20:00 to 22:00
  • Location: Arts Garage
  • Description:

    A tribute to the greatest soft rock bands and songs of the 70s and 80s featuring hits like: Players “Baby Come Back”….Seals and Crofts “Diamond Girl”, America’s “Sister Golden Hair”….you will be singing along all night to songs you forgot how much yo

  • Created by: Arts Garage
August 6, 2024
Tuesday
  • It's an Ethical Conundrum:  Where do you Stand?

  • Aug 6, 2024 at 10:00 to Aug 27, 2024 at 11:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Early in the last century, advice columns were called "Agony Aunts" or "Agony Uncles." In our generation, we had "Dear Abby," "Ann Landers," "Miss Manners," and "Dear Prudence," amongst many other "problem solvers." Did advice columns end with the ad

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: ethics, advice
 
  • Laughter in the Dark

  • Aug 6, 2024 at 14:00 to Aug 27, 2024 at 16:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    In this session, the "F" in Film stands for funny. These four choices encompass various forms of comedy, each proving that humor transcends all borders. All films are shown in their entirety. titles are subject to change. This 4-week series is alaso

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: cinema, films, comedy
August 7, 2024
Wednesday
  • By Experience: Frankenstein

  • Aug 7, 2024 from 10:00 to 12:00
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein's bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the Creature determines to track down his creator. Directed by

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: frankenstein, theatre
 
  • The Jazz Soul of Harold Arlen

  • Aug 7, 2024 at 15:00 to Aug 28, 2024 at 16:30
  • Location: OLLI at FAU, 777 Glades Rd. Bldg. CEH 31D, Boca Raton, Fl 33431 561-297-3185 olliboca.fau.edu
  • Description:

    Jazz musicians love Broadway show tunes. The only Broadway composer favored more than Harold Arlen was George Gershwin. In fact, Arlen’s “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “Get Happy,” and “Out of this World” sound almost like they were written as jazz tunes

  • Created by: OLLI at FAU
  • Tags: jazz, music
August 8, 2024
Thursday
August 9, 2024
Friday
  • Forever Janis – A Tribute to Janis Joplin

  • Aug 9, 2024 from 20:00 to 22:00
  • Location: Arts Garage
  • Description:

    Dive into the electric atmosphere of ‘Forever Janis,’ where the legacy of Janis Joplin comes roaring to life through a soul-stirring tribute. The band’s raw, emotive renditions of iconic hits transport audiences back to the heart of 60s rock and roll

  • Created by: Arts Garage